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Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain

When your body suffers from chronic pain, this aching life of yours is the whole world. And of course the last thing that you want to hear is that all this pain is in your head. We know it is not. Chronic pain can feel unbearable because the discomfort is real. You need to find a way to manage your pain. And if you are in AthensRehab, half job is done. In AR, we help you develop the skills you need to avoid negativeness in thoughts and in behavior which definitely affect the way you feel. You need to keep pain awareness in non-torturing levels n order to develop coping skills and we coach you to do so. You must remember that there is no such thing like there is anything you can do about it, because you always can do something, no matter how hard it is to find the right thing. But this is not for you to worry. This is our job, to encourage a problem-solving attitude and to take action which will allow you to take control of the situation.“The perception of pain is in your brain, so you can affect physical pain by addressing thoughts and behaviors that fuel it,” Joseph Hullett , Psychiatrist.We treat chronic pain by using together multiple methods of of pain management, which include medications, physical therapy, weight loss, massage etc. Remember: Most of the times surgery is not the solution. Try AthensRehab first